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Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Swirl Electric Guitar  

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The Standard Stratocaster Swirl model looks and sounds out of this world, with one of the most vividly arresting looks a Stratocaster has ever had—a ...Read More

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OVERVIEW

An eye-catching workhorse with a solid pickup configuration.

The Standard Stratocaster Swirl model looks and sounds out of this world, with one of the most vividly arresting looks a Stratocaster has ever had—a swirling, multi-colored marbled finish that looks like something from another planet.

Features include an alder body, maple neck with “modern C” profile and satin urethane back finish, 9.5”-radius rosewood fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets, single-coil neck and middle pickups, humbucking bridge pickup, five-way switching, three-ply black-white-black pickguard and black plastic control knobs, and a vintage-style six-saddle synchronized tremolo bridge.

FEATURES
  • Alder body
  • Multi-colored marbled finish
  • Maple neck with “modern C” profile and satin urethane back finish
  • 9.5”-radius rosewood fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets
  • Single-coil neck and middle pickups, humbucking bridge pickup,
  • Five-way switching
  • Three-ply black-white-black pickguard
  • Black plastic control knobs

Add some swirly colors to the mix on stage. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS

Standard Stratocaster HSS Swirl Electric Guitar

  • Series: Standard
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Polyester
  • Neck: Maple, Modern "C" Shape
  • Neck Finish: Satin Finish on Back, Gloss Finish on Headstock Front with Buffed Fingerboard
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood, 9.5" (241 mm) Radius
  • Frets: 21, Medium Jumbo
  • Position Inlays: White Dot
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
  • Nut (Material/Width): Synthetic Bone, 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
  • Tuning Machines: Standard Cast/Sealed
  • Pickup Configuration: H/S/S
  • Pickups: Standard Humbucking (Bridge) Standard Single-Coil Strat® (Middle and Neck)
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade, Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Front Coil of Bridge Pickup and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle/Neck Pickups, Position 5. Neck Pickup
  • Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
  • Control Knobs: Black Plastic
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
  • Strings: Fender® USA NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
  • Other Features: ‘70s Fender® Logo, Black Plastic Parts, Synthetic Bone Nut
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FenderStandard Stratocaster HSS Swirl Electric Guitar
 
4.3

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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    (1)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming (4)
    • Practicing (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (3), Professional musician (3)

    Reviewed by 7 customers

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    5.0

    This Guitar Really rocks

    By Trebor

    from Fresno, Ca

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Great Feel Great Tone

    Cons

    • Tremolo Screws Are Rough

    Best Uses

    • Rock Concerts

    Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Swirl Electric Guitar:

    Good price already reday to play ecept for a few minor adjustments

    Comment on this review

    (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Too ugly to play

    By Strapman5

    from Eugene, Or

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Looks Horrible

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Swirl Electric Guitar:

        I was really excited about this as I buy guitars that appeal to me visually. Every picture I saw was exciting. The "completely unique" swirl I got was a lump of blue with what appeared to be spilled gray paint running down the guitar. There was no "swirl" to this at all. I am amazed that the quality control people let this one go. I realize not every one of these can be a masterpiece, but this was a dog. Couldn't really care less how it sounds, it looks too awful to play. I have never returned a guitar, but this one's going back.

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        5.0

        Great Guitar

        By Pruitt2469

        from Rustburg, VA

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Swirl Electric Guitar:

          I was very surprised with how well this guitar sounded. I have played a Squier Stratocaster for 15+ years, and have had several other brands/models in that time frame. This guitar is versatile having a tone that allows me to play anything from slow and melodic, to fast and grungy. Very happy with the purchase and think that I will be sticking with Strats in the future,

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          5.0

          Pretty sweet guitar

          By Halcomb

          from Hazard, KY

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Built Good
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Sounds Good

          Cons

          • Color

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Swirl Electric Guitar:

          The color of mine was a lot different than the one I saw, it still looks sweet, but it'd look better if it was the one pictured.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          awesome

          By geronimo gianelli

          from tx

          About Me Professional Musician

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fun To Play

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming

            Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Swirl Electric Guitar:

            color was better than pictures sounds great

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            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Very Cool!!!

            By Edman

            from Florida

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Verified Buyer

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              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Swirl Electric Guitar:

                  I bought this from the great staff of MF. I jamb hard but I also collect cool limited editions and that's what this one is. I did some research and am sure this will become collectable. Yes its MIM but so was the splatter painted version from a few years back and I can't find any!!! As far as quality it plays and sounds like any other MIM Strat. Mine has a few dimples in the body finish but man does it look cool! Get one before their gone.

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                  (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Cool Factor is Large!

                  By Traceyustudios

                  from arizona

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                  Pros

                  • Fun To Play
                  • Good Feel
                  • Good Tone

                  Cons

                  • Noe Really

                  Best Uses

                  • Anything Guitar
                  • Jamming
                  • Practicing
                  • Recording

                  Comments about Fender Standard Stratocaster HSS Swirl Electric Guitar:

                  Just picked up one of these. Is standard MIM Strat with the cool paint job. Great guitar, great quality that I would expect from Fender. I was told they only made 150 of these, not sure if they will make more or not. each guitar is unique. Sounds like a strat, plays like a strat, overall strat mojo! :)

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